Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When will the process of purchasing rights-of-way begin?
A: The project is currently in the environmental stages, so no
right-of-way activities are underway yet. For more information,
consult the Project Schedule page.
Q: When will actual construction begin?
A: A construction schedule has not yet been determined. It will not
occur until after public hearings are held, and environmental
requirements are completed. For more information, consult the Project Schedule page.
Q: Will all four projects be constructed at the same time?
A: Probably not. Sequencing of the projects has not yet been
Q: Can I hire my own appraiser to evaluate the value of my
A: Yes, but the property owner must bear the cost of any such
Q: If my home or business is taken by the new construction, does
TDOT assist me in relocating?
A: Yes. Click here for details of the relocation process.
Q: I have seen surveyors working in my neighborhood. Are they
marking the road centerline?
A: Not necessarily. Surveyors mark points for a variety of reasons,
including centerline location, but also for property and right of way
surveys and temporary control points.
Q: Where can I view the Draft Environmental Impact Statement?
A: The DEIS can be reviewed at these locations:
Lawson McGhee Library
500 West Church Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37902-2505
Blount County Public Library
508 N. Cusick Street
Maryville, TN 37804
Region 1 Survey and Design Office
7345 Region Lane
Knoxville, TN 37914